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Video: Magic’s Aaron Gordon, Knicks’ Dennis Smith Jr. entertain Seattle with impromptu dunk contest

Aaron Gordon, Dennis Smith Jr., Magic, Knicks

The 2019-20 NBA season hasn’t even started yet but Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon and New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr. are already bringing the All-Star weekend feels in Seattle.

Both players just had an impromptu slam dunk contest during Jamal Crawford’s The CrawsOver Pro-Am League, and one can argue that it was better than what we’ve seen in the official dunk contests over the past couple of years.

No props, no gimmicks, just pure athleticism between the two NBA high-fliers, who wowed the fans in attendance.

Both players have already participated in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest over the past years, with Aaron Gordon even having that epic showdown with then-Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine back in 2016. Dennis Smith Jr., meanwhile, joined the event last year but was eliminated in the first round.

Gordon has already stated that he is more than willing to participate in the 2020 Dunk Contest if he’s healthy, so it is something to watch out for next campaign. On the other hand, LaVine hasn’t indicated yet if he will join, but having him face Gordon in Chicago will surely make for must-watch TV.

Also, it will be more intriguing if DSJ and New Orleans Pelicans 2019 top pick Zion Williamson join as well. Imagine the showdown between these hyper-athletic NBAers!

The All-Star festivities won’t be until February next year, so for the time being, let us just sit back, relax and enjoy these short clips of two insane dunkers going up against each other.